The induction and orientation of the committees started at 08:00 this morning

Northern Cape Health MEC, Mr Maruping Lekwene is expected delever the key note adress at the ZF Mgcawu district commissioning of hospita lboards and clinic committees today. The event started at 08:00 today at the Tol Speelman Civic Center in Upington. In a statement the department said National Health Act, 2003 (Act No. 61 of 2003) provides for formally constituted, community-based governance structures such as hospital boards, clinic committees and community health centre committees, within the health care delivery system. These structures have been created to provide an avenue for communities to give input into the planning, delivery, organisation and evaluation of health services as well as to play an oversight role in the development of health policies and the provision of equitable health services. This follows a media briefing held in Kimbeley. 

Journalist: Phumla Matole

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